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Chris Weidman vs. Jesse Bongfeldt

Preliminary Card | Middleweight · 185 lbs | MMA

Chris Weidman defeats Jesse Bongfeldt via Submission at 4:54 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Chris "All American" Weidman
Mmaweekly large Jesse "Water" Bongfeldt

Round 1

Chris Weidman Jesse Bongfeldt

"All American" "Water"

5-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   21-6-1
Climbed to 6-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 21-7
-500 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +400 (Heavy Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Ca Canada
Baldwin, New York   Fighting out of   Kenora, Ontario
26 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, 4 days   Age at Fight   30 years, 9 months, 2 weeks
186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
6'2" (187cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
78.0" (198cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
Serra Jiu-Jitsu   Gym   United Fighter MMA
UFC 131
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 131: Carwin vs. Dos Santos
  • Date: Saturday 06.11.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Jerin Valel
  • Venue: Rogers Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 6 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Weidman Total Disclosed Pay: $90,000
  • Bongfeldt Total Disclosed Pay: $6,000
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Weidman vs. Bongfeldt Wiki Update Wiki

Two young fighters matched up on UFC 131's Spike TV broadcast when Jesse "Water" Bongfeldt took on Chris "All American" Weidman.

Bongfeldt started things off quickly with a big shot that stung Weidman. Bongfeldt then shot for a takedown but was quickly reversed by Weidman, one of the best young wrestlers in the division. Weidman follows it up with big shots from the top, and nearly locks up a Crucifix as he passes easily on Bongfeldt. Weidman is plainly the superior grappler in the early going. Bongfeldt gamely regains guard and Weidman immediately pases once again. Bongfeldt is getting swarmed on the ground in round one. Big shots from Weidman as he probes for a submission opening. Bongfeldt struggles to his feet, but Weidman locks up a standing Guillotine with seconds remaining in the round and forces the tap. A quick and unexpected ending for the rising prospect, Chris Weidman.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:38 PM ET
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